Type species of the genus: Sclerolaimus paradoxus (Loof &
Jairajpuri, 1968) Jairajpuri & Ahmad, 1992
Ref: Andrassy, 2009
Type species reported from moist soils in Europe.
Classified as hyphal feeders based
on position in family Leptonchidae and odontostyle configuration
(Yeates et al., 1993)
Yeates, G.W., T. Bongers, R. G. M. De Goede, D. W. Freckman, and S. S.
Georgieva. 1993. Feeding habits in soil nematode families and genera—An outline
for soil ecologists. Journal of Nematology 25:315-331